Applications are now available for youth programs sponsored locally by SkyLine Membership Corporation, including the Frank James-SkyLine Scholarship, Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour and Cooperative Leadership Camp.
WARRENSVILLE — Students at Blue Ridge Elementary School recently took part in a nationwide effort to read the most, coast to coast on March 6.
Fire departments that serve Ashe County have responded to more than their fair share of chimney and structure fires this winter, some of which have resulted in totally destroyed homes and some of which the departments have been able to extinguish...
WILKESBORO – MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 23-26, 2015, will host two of the winners of Belk's Southern Musician Showcase – the Christian Lopez Band and Down Home Band – as part of the many...
This is the first installment in a bi-weekly series of photos and news of Ashe County yesteryear.
A group of Ashe County artists and craftspeople, under the auspices of the Ashe County Arts Council, is looking for participants for a county-wide studio tour.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently released a draft of its 10-Year State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), and now they're seeking feedback from the public.
RALEIGH — The state Department of Cultural Resources accepting nominations for North Carolina's highest civilian honor now through April 24.
When Ray's Weather Forecast calls for “One Golf Ball” conditions in the High Country, families shouldn't have to choose between heating their home and putting food on the table.
Dollar General is already anticipating stiffer competition this year once Dollar Tree completes its purchase of Matthews-based Family Dollar.
LAUREL SPRINGS — A single car accident that occurred late Tuesday afternoon in Laurel Springs sent one man to the hospital and caused serious damage to his car.
ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center between March 3 - 9.
Two nearby state parks, Stone Mountain (Roaring Gap, N.C.) and Grayson Highlands (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), are among two of the 20 nominees for Best State Park.
JEFFERSON — Mission HeartStart, the project that harnesses the strength of Ashe County's large faith community to focus on early recognition of sudden cardiac arrest, and early and effective bystander CPR or CCC, announced this week that...
Ashe County has been awarded $13,954 in federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
WEST JEFFERSON — Joshua Goodman has been chosen as the Automotive Student of the Month at Ashe County High School.Goodman has demonstrated his performance both in the classroom and the shop, and is definitely a hard worker.
An outbreak of drug-resistant “superbug” infections may have sent officials at Virginia Mason Medical Center scrambling for solutions, but hospitals across Seattle, Wash. — and in North Carolina and beyond — say they're...
Two area youth baseball players - one from Lansing, another from Avery County - are featured in the 2014 edition of “The Best Players in Babe Ruth League.”
JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting with the Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Todd Holden, beginning at noon on Monday, March 16.
ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Feb. 22 and Feb. 28 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Feb. 22Highway 194
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension of Watauga and Ashe counties, and the Upper Mountain Research Station (UMRS) will offer a Small Fruit Winter Pruning and Production Field Day in Laurel Springs from 2 - 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March...
JEFFERSON – Ashe Family Literacy is offering a great opportunity for a fundraising benefit that will help raise money for the early childhood learning center.
WEST JEFFERSON — Thomas McNeill, a student at Ashe County High School, has been named CTE Student of the Month for March 2015.In nominating McNeill for the honor, Rusty Rogers, welding instructor at ACHS, stated:
WEST JEFFERSON — Winners were announced recently in the “Where in the World is Forest Ridge?” contest and $125 in gift cards were given away.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Friends of the Library's Alyce P. Nadeau Poetry Contest is underway to all Ashe County fifth grade students.